Information on the freelance industry is hard to get. I have been a freelance writer for over three years, but I know very little about where my 'competitors' are located, what they earn, what they charge, and how they land work. 

Ed Gandia's Freelance Industry Report 2012 has been an awesome resource. Those who haven't downloaded a copy already, here's the link: Freelance Industry Report 2012.

I've used some of the information in that report to create the infographic below (my very first!). It shows how freelancers are doing really well for themselves. The average hourly rate hovers in the $40 - $50 range. If you charge less than that, you might be selling yourself short.
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Author: Urooj Kazi is a professional freelance writer. To hire her, visit this website's Contact Urooj page.  
 


Comments

10/23/2012 12:42

Comforting to know. Thanks for the post, Urooj. Glad you signed up with Freelance Web Writers. Keep them coming.

Best,
Paul

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10/24/2012 01:32

Hi Paul,

I am glad I signed up with FWW too!

Best,
Urooj

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04/19/2014 03:29

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